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  • Russian Team Takes Three Gold Medals at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2021)

    Like last year, the 33rd International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2021) was held online and brought together a record number of participants: 300 school students from 88 countries. The Russian team took home one silver and three gold medals and became one of the competition’s leaders alongside the teams from the USA, China, and Singapore. The team was headed by Andrey Stankevich, an associate professor at ITMO’s Faculty of Information Technologies and Programming.


  • Russian Team Scores Resounding Victory at First European Girls' Olympiad in Informatics (EGOI 2021)

    A team of Russian school students helmed by an ITMO coach has demonstrated brilliant results at EGOI 2021. All of the team members Daria Grekova, Ekaterina Poray, Alisa Gladchenko, and Ekaterina Shilyaeva – brought home gold medals. Alisa Gladchenko and Ekaterina Shilyaeva also took the top two spots on the competition’s leaderboard.


  • Media Research Group’s Aleksandr Farseev On Advertising Algorithms and Social Network Monopolies

    During the past three years, a team of researchers from the Machine Learning Lab has been studying artificial intelligence in the field of social network analysis. Aleksandr Farseev, the head of the team, discussed tasks they worked on and the results they achieved.


  • 100 Free Courses from Coursera: Seize the Opportunity

    Coursera has opened access to 100 courses developed by the leading companies and universities. We’ve made a compilation of free courses in computer science, cloud technology, business, and other fascinating fields of study.   


  • RAEX Ranking 2020: ITMO University Rated Russia’s First in Computer Science

    The RAEX rating agency has published its latest annual subject rankings of scientific productivity and invention (patent) activity among Russian universities. ITMO University is included in the top 10 of both rankings. The University also came first out of all Russian universities in the subject ranking for computer science and in a narrower field of hardware architecture.


  • ITMO Graduate and Serokell Co-Founder Arseniy Seroka on Science, Haskell and Working Out of Office

    In 2015, ITMO University alum Arseniy Seroka and his Riga-based colleague Jonn Mostovoy founded a company that has now grown to 60 people. The team doesn’t have an office, rigid working hours or a dress code – today, Serokell is powered by specialists from different parts of the world, living in different timezones. Such an unconventional structure doesn’t hinder the company from growth and development, supporting ITMO’s international “Computer Technologies” laboratory, and leading research projects at the university. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, Arseniy shares about why it’s important for an IT company to help young scientists, how Serokell is writing a book about their unique collaboration format, and why you shouldn’t take the easy route if you dream about a successful career in IT. 


  • ITMO University Launches Public Discussion on Proposed Changes to School Curricula in Computer Science

    This year, ITMO University became a developer of the draft contents of core curricula for basic general (grades fifth to ninth) and secondary general education in the field of computer science. The work is implemented on the commission of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. Until December 9, 2019, teachers and heads of education institutions can analyze the university’s suggestions and give their own evaluation and feedback on the project. Here’s more about the initiative. 


  • What’s Inside: Microsoft Developer Talks Computer Architecture

    This Tuesday, Andrey Artemiev, a software engineer at Microsoft, gave an open lecture at ITMO University. The developer talked about his career and described the principles that are at work inside the computers that we use every day. Read on to learn the key points of the lecture. 


  • ITMO Ranked Among Top 100 Best IT Universities in THE Computer Science Ranking

    The Times Higher Education (THE) magazine has published its 2019 subject rankings of the world’s best Computer Science and Engineering and Technology universities. For the fourth year in a row, ITMO comes first out of all Russian universities in the Computer Science ranking, keeping its position in the top-100 best universities in the world. The university has also gone up in the Engineering and Technology ranking, where it appears for the third time in a row. In this subject ranking, ITMO University holds the 201-250 place and comes second after Lomonosov Moscow State University out of all Russian universities. 


  • Open Doors Competition for Tuition-Free Master’s Studies in Russia: ITMO to Coordinate Computer & Data Science Track

    The organizing committee of the Open Doors international competition has announced the start of the qualification round, which is a portfolio contest, for international prospective Master’s students wanting to study in Russia. 2019 will be the third year that the competition has been hosted. ITMO.NEWS met with Polina Petrusha, Advisor to First Vice Rector, to find out how many winners of last year’s Open Doors enrolled at ITMO, what is needed to pass the portfolio round, and how this year’s competition will differ from the previous ones.